A review, and links to other information about and reviews of The Question by Henri Alleg. The Question, released for the first time in the U.S. in nearly 50 years, details the arrest and torture by the French military of Henri Alleg. Henri Alleg. The Question. Fritz Allhoff. Terrorism, Ticking Time-Bombs, and Torture: A Philosophical Analysis.: Translated by John Calder.

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No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! La question – France. Testament of Youth Penguin Classics. Write a customer review. Hence, I consider this an essential read to anyone jenri is interested in the details of counterinsurgency techniques used not just in the French Army, but in the U.

Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Alleg’s new afterword says French specialists in “muscular interrogation” provided training to governments around the world, including Latin America, South Africa and the United States.

It’s a ridiculous game, with human beings as the playthings — and it’s completely surreal, as when one of the big paras asks: Still, as Alleg points out, it is important that citizens know what is done in their names. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The Question – US. Winning the Culture War. The book is beautifully written as well as brutally honest. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.


Sadly, the book may remain all too relevant today. Finally, it is important to keep in mind that there is no politics in this book.

He writes of a young paratrooper who came into his cell and praised those in the French Resistance who died tne torture rather than reveal information. Works of Richard Carlile. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain th or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. A History of Terrorism. When everything was ready, he said to me: With passages like these, Alleg portrays how, whether by mindset or acclimation, those conducting the torture seemed to become immune to it.

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Sadly, the book may remain all too relevant today. Sartre also takes note of this. Indeed, his discussion is just as relevant as ever, the arguments much the same: The Struggle for Black Equality. It adds not only a foreword and introduction by Americans who have written on U. Every Arab can be ‘questioned’ at will.


Retrieved from ” https: Amazon Renewed Refurbished allwg with a warranty. He writes of a young paratrooper allge came into his cell and praised those in the French Resistance who died from torture rather than reveal information. A final and personal note: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

A,leg notably sustained water torture which he describes in the following account of what is now known as waterboarding. I heard a laugh behind the door: The book is a chronological account of the author’s imprisonment and ordeals in El-Biar and then Lodi camps. Army and armies all over the world.

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Item s unavailable for purchase. In his first session alone, Alleg is electrically shocked on various parts of his body, including his genitals; waterboarded; beaten; and various parts of his body, including his alleg, are burned.

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